Quotations on Leader

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The chief executive who knows his strengths and weaknesses as a leader is likely to be far more effective than the one who remains blind to them.
- John Adair
(Keywords: Leader, Blind)

If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.
- John Quincy Adams
(Keywords: Leader, Dream, Actions)

A skilled Transition Team leader will set the general goals for a Transition, and then confer on the other team leaders working with him the power to implement those goals.
- Richard V. Allen
(Keywords: Power, Leader, Goals, Leaders, Will)

The 'transition' involves the transfer of power from one president to another. In recent times, the incoming President has designated a Director of the Transition, a team leader, to oversee and administer the orderly transfer of power.
- Richard V. Allen
(Keywords: Power, Leader, President)

The Leader will be a person with the management skills to coordinate the activities of the Team, and to assure that the Team remains faithful to the objectives of the incoming President.
- Richard V. Allen
(Keywords: Leader, Management, Objectives, President, Will)

Not only the priceless heritage of our fathers, of our seamen, of our Empire builders is being thrown away in a war that serves no British interests - but our alliance leader Stalin dreams of nothing but the destruction of that heritage of our fathers?
- John Amery
(Keywords: Dreams, War, Leader, Alliance, Being, Destruction, Fathers, Nothing, Seamen)

You always want to try to make something new, and, of course, America is the world leader in economics today.
- Tadao Ando
(Keywords: Leader, America, Economics, Today, Want, World)

I hope America can also be the cultural leader of the world, and use this frontier spirit to lead and show others that we need courage to go places where we have not gone before.
- Tadao Ando
(Keywords: Leader, Courage, Hope, America, Spirit, World)

The chief qualification of a mass leader has become unending infallibility; he can never admit an error.
- Hannah Arendt
(Keywords: Leader, Error)

We still think of a powerful man as a born leader and a powerful woman as an anomaly.
- Margaret Atwood
(Keywords: Leader, Man, Woman)

Robespierre, however, was not the type of leader finally destined to emerge from the Revolution.
- Irving Babbitt
(Keywords: Leader, Revolution)

So all the system was running down and collapsing. Mrs. Thatcher became the leader of the Conservative Party in February 1975, and she clearly wanted to strike out and do something different.
- Kenneth Baker
(Keywords: Leader, Conservative, February, Party, Running)

Our mail product, Hotmail, is the market leader globally.
- Steve Ballmer
(Keywords: Leader, Mail)

A leader is a person you will follow to a place you wouldn't go by yourself.
- Joel A. Barker
(Keywords: Leader, Will)

At the end of the day, we need a leader who thinks with his head but leads with his heart.
- Gresham Barrett
(Keywords: Leader, Heart, Day, End)

A political leader must keep looking over his shoulder all the time to see if the boys are still there. If they aren't still there, he's no longer a political leader.
- Bernard Baruch
(Keywords: Time, Leader, Boys)

There is not a single Muslim leader today who has the courage and commitment to defend Islam and Muslims, they are all in awe of the United States and other Western powers, and are indebted to them.
- Abu Bakar Bashir
(Keywords: Leader, Courage, Islam, Muslim, Commitment, states, Today, United)

Likewise the leader of any state has to do the same, he has to enforce Shariah firmly, for he will be held in account later in the afterlife if he fails.
- Abu Bakar Bashir
(Keywords: Leader, Afterlife, State, Will)

A good leader is one who can tell another how to reach his or her potential; a great leader is one who can help another discover this potential for him or herself.
- Bo Bennett
(Keywords: Leader, Help, Potential)

The manager has his eye on the bottom line; the leader has his eye on the horizon.
- Warren G. Bennis
(Keywords: Manager, Leader, Eye)

The manager has a short-range view; the leader has a long-range perspective.
- Warren G. Bennis
(Keywords: Manager, Leader, Perspective)

The adoring crowds and overwhelming Democratic support in the 2008 election was based largely on joy at jettisoning Bush and the appeal of electing a superbly qualified charismatic African American leader.
- Mary Frances Berry
(Keywords: Leader, African, American, Crowds, Joy, Support)

I know that the right kind of political leader for the Labour Party is a desiccated calculating machine.
- Aneurin Bevan
(Keywords: Leader, Machine, Party, Right)

Our dependence on foreign energy sources is our Achilles heel, not just in the realm of diplomacy, but in terms of our future as the world's economic leader.
- Judy Biggert
(Keywords: Leader, Dependence, Diplomacy, Energy, Future, World)

Australia is already a world leader in dementia research, treatment and care.
- Julie Bishop
(Keywords: Leader, Care, Research, Treatment, World)

I think the journey for a politician goes from wanting to please all the people all the time, to a political leader that realises in the end his responsibility is to decide. And when he decides, he divides.
- Tony Blair
(Keywords: Time, Leader, People, End, Journey, Responsibility)

In the past a leader was a boss. Today's leaders must be partners with their people... they no longer can lead solely based on positional power.
- Ken Blanchard
(Keywords: Power, Leader, Boss, People, Leaders, Past, Today)

A leader is a dealer in hope.
- Napoleon Bonaparte
(Keywords: Leader, Hope)

I met Clinton at a benefit for teachers, which was a very good charity, but I met him for about 90 seconds, and I thought it was important to meet the leader of the free world. So I stood next to him for a photograph, and then apparently that's all it takes.
- Julie Bowen
(Keywords: Leader, Thought, Charity, Teachers, World)

I was a gang leader. Although, it was a gang for defensive purposes. It was not a gang to sell drugs.
- Jack Bowman
(Keywords: Leader, Drugs)

If Sir John A. MacDonald or any other leader of that day were here now, he would have a different program from that of sixty years ago. He sought to give his people policies suited to the time in which he lived.
- John Bracken
(Keywords: Time, Leader, People, Day, Now, Years)

So I just got on the phone and the engineer just patched me in and I did reports. I'd get a community leader and bring him to the phone, call up the station and do an interview over the phone with the guy.
- Ed Bradley
(Keywords: Leader, Community)

But let's be clear. We're talking about a country where there's no opposition. As leader he can ignore Parliament and - sorry that's Tony Blair isn't it? Um, so he doesn't even have to ask the country before he goes to war - sorry that's still Tony Blair.
- Rory Bremner
(Keywords: War, Leader, Country, Opposition, Parliament, Talking)

Although the evidence at this trial shows that Charles Manson was the leader of the conspiracy to commit these murders, there is no evidence that he actually personally killed any of the seven victims in this case.
- Vincent Bugliosi
(Keywords: Leader, Victims)

A leader must have the courage to act against an expert's advice.
- James Callaghan
(Keywords: Leader, Courage, Act, Advice)

One leader, one people, signifies one master and millions of slaves.
- Albert Camus
(Keywords: Leader, People)

No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself or get all the credit for doing it.
- Andrew Carnegie
(Keywords: Leader, Credit, Man, Will)

Lyndon Johnson, as majority leader of the United States Senate, he made the Senate work.
- Robert Caro
(Keywords: Work, Leader, Majority, Senate, states, United)

Cause I was such a novice and thank God that Sarah was as seasoned as she was because she was really a great leader in that regard in the sense that she would communicate really well with the crew.
- Charisma Carpenter
(Keywords: God, Leader, Cause, Sense)

A leader takes people where they want to go. A great leader takes people where they don't necessarily want to go, but ought to be.
- Rosalynn Carter
(Keywords: Leader, People, Want)

I never could be a partisan leader - a man of one idea.
- Joshua Chamberlain
(Keywords: Leader, Idea, Man)

People, like sheep, tend to follow a leader - occasionally in the right direction.
- Alexander Chase
(Keywords: Leader, People, Direction, Right, Sheep)

I think it's good to have competition. Now we have a third country that can launch astronauts, so it's good for all of us. It makes us a little bit more competitive and wanting to be the leader.
- Leroy Chiao
(Keywords: Leader, Competition, Country, Now)

If the leader is filled with high ambition and if he pursues his aims with audacity and strength of will, he will reach them in spite of all obstacles.
- Karl Von Clausewitz
(Keywords: Leader, Strength, Ambition, Obstacles, Will)

Never forget that no military leader has ever become great without audacity.
- Karl Von Clausewitz
(Keywords: Leader, Forget, Military)

We would very much like to see Iran take a position as a responsible leader that doesn't intimidate or threaten or scare its neighbors and others. But the choice is really up to Iran and we're going to keep working to try to come out with the right decision.
- Hillary Clinton
(Keywords: Leader, Decision, Choice, Neighbors, Right)

On March 11, 1985, Mikhail Gorbachev became leader of the Soviet Union, and within a few weeks the full-scale reformation he attempted to carry out both inside his country and in its cold war relations with the West, particularly the United States, began to unfold.
- Stephen Cohen
(Keywords: War, Leader, Country, March, states, United)

It is easy to criticize, particularly in a political season. But to lead is something altogether different. The leader must live in the real world of the price that might be paid for the goal that has been set.
- Norm Coleman
(Keywords: Leader, Goal, World)

Bush may be a strong leader in the war on terrorism, but on budget deficits he is missing-in-action.
- Jim Cooper
(Keywords: War, Leader, May, Terrorism)

You don't have to hold a position in order to be a leader.
- Anthony J. D'Angelo
(Keywords: Leader, Order)



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